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[photo] Emerald Bay
Photo credit: William K. Dick, 1971
Date: probably undated
Medium: oil on canvas
Size: 30 x 50 in (76 x 127 cm)
Inscription: said to be no inscription
Verso: said to be "Emerald Bay"
Provenance: In private collection, Vallejo, California, in 1971.
Reproductions: William K. Dick photo #55 (color, 9/71)
Description: The green foliage of four small broadleaf trees merges at the center of a slope on the left above a bright green grassy clearing on which several brown and white cows graze. Above the slope to the left is a bright, beige, rocky cliff, below it to the right is a bright green lake with several sailboats. Wildflowers dot the foreground; the sky is blue white on the right, but yellowish on the left with gathering clouds. Except for a shadow at the left edge, the entire picture is very bright and the foreground is done mostly in shades of green. (From a color photograph.)

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